Blackline Safety Corp. of Calgary, a developer of gas detection and connected safety solutions, has announced the close of two contracts with UK water authorities valued at $2.2 million. With this, Blackline has now secured its 5th water authority contract in the United Kingdom.
KBR and Petron Scientech Inc. (PSI) have signed an alliance agreement to license differentiated, energy-efficient, and sustainable technologies for renewable chemicals production. Under this agreement, KBR will be the exclusive licensor for PSI’s Ethylene Oxide/Ethylene Glycol (K-MEG), Alcohol Dehydration (K-SEET) and Maleic Anhydride (Max-Leic) technologies, which are used to convert ethanol into ethylene and further derivative chemicals used in a wide range of industry and consumer products.
Montreal’s Institute for data valorization (IVADO) has announced a strategic collaboration with Hitachi ABB Power Grids to explore the application of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning technologies to power grids. With this agreement, Hitachi ABB Power Grids joins IVADO as a member, and will help to bring focus to the digital evolution of power grids to support the transition to renewable energy.
Everest Automation and Sylvan Automation Ltd. have announced that they have combined forces and will now form one unified company to better serve their mutual customer base through four offices in Ontario: Oakville, Sarnia, Sault Ste. Marie, and Sudbury.
Bosch Rexroth, EPLAN, Festo, Murrelektronik, PILZ, Rittal and WAGO, seven companies in automation and advanced manufacturing, based in Canada with their headquarters in Germany, are hosting Canada’s third series of German Technology Days.
SinnovaTek has appointed Jim Holbrook to become chairman of the board of directors, a veteran CPG (consumer packaged goods) executive. In his new role with SinnovaTek, Holbrook will be a key advisor to the business as it continues to expand its current operations and refine its B2B strategy.
Imperial Oil Ltd. of Calgary is moving forward with plans to construct a world-class renewable diesel complex at its Strathcona refinery near Edmonton. This new complex is expected to produce more than 1 billion litres per year of renewable diesel from locally sourced and grown feedstocks.
Genieall Corporation from Etobicoke, ON, has recently become a new member of the Phoenix Contact Canada Solution Partner program. Authorized Solution Partners have been carefully selected as part of an initiative to market Phoenix Contact’s innovations and capabilities in the field of Industrial Automation and Industry 4.0, the company says.
Markham, ON-based Alpha Controls & Instrumentation has announced the addition of validation to their current service offerings.
Nordchem, a Montreal-based mining chemical company, has announced the acquisition of the product lines Soltimum and Soltiflot, a specialty line of industrial chemical additives.